President Obama to hold invitation-only fundraiser at home of philanthropist John Eddie Williams.
Gallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP.
Boosted by a drop in the city’s murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.
Forget whether Hillary Clinton could win the White House in 2016. Women still have yet to run many statehouses, but in 2014 two Texas Democrats are going for a new kind of history: Winning as an all-female ticket for governor and lieutenant governor.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
The legislative debate over abortion laws and equal pay for women have rallied Democrats in recent weeks, but they have a long way to go before winning a statewide election in Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry says the abortion bill awaiting his signature to become Texas law is constitutional and will withstand court challenges by those who oppose it.
Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the “Texas Miracle” job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.
Texas lawmakers did not pass one of the toughest and post poignant abortion measures in the country.
Republicans control both chambers of the Texas Legislature, but that hasn’t kept them from reaching an impasse over the state budget.